HIPPIE KUSHI WAKING UP TO LIFE

Alternative Lifestyles * Vagabonding Travel * Searching for Hippie Happiness

HIPPIE KUSHI WAKING UP TO LIFE

Ozora, Boot Sales and the Road to Goa.

To my great surprise, recently I contracted pneumonia. It was immediately after that forest party we all attended in North London. There had been a lot of physical contact there, hugging, kissing and dancing for hours in close proximity. Me Read more…


Watch Out, Hippie Behind the Wheel: Finale’

The blue car went faster and faster, my foot stuck between the accelerator and the brake. The L plates flew into the air as we sped down the road in the direction of the field. The elderly driving instructor was Read more…


Happy Days; Boot Sales, Driving Lessons and News on Goa.

Recently Facebook did that thing where they send you a memory from two years ago. This particular one was of me and my crew on our way to Whirl-y-Gig. It made me smile but also made me very sad, thinking Read more…


Time to stand up against an increasingly authoritarian and conservative dictatorship.

Whirl-y-fayre cancelled, Noisily cancelled and so many more cancelled in 2021; some because of issues around insurance (read Covid, read Conservative game playing) but others due to an unsettling new approach to psytrance and neo hippie festivals by local councils, Read more…


Sunset is still my favourite colour, and rainbow is my second: the Road to Goa

“Open your heart to happiness.Let every pore absorb light.Swim in the joy of the here and now,And cast off the darkness of night.” Source: https://www.familyfriendpoems.com/collection/poems-about-happiness/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2voLI1L4tA It seems weird to be lying here in my bed on a Saturday afternoon in Read more…


GET OFF THE ROAD, HIPPIE BEHIND THE WHEEL: PT2

Driving lesson one: I was standing nervously outside my small block of flats in Hampton on a fresh summer morning in August, waiting for my instructor to turn up for our first lesson. I had not slept well that night Read more…


GET OFF THE ROAD, HIPPIE BEHIND THE WHEEL PT1

I have always fancied the idea of driving; all my friends do it, how hard can it be? I have always dreamt of owning a motorhome; exploring the world in my home on wheels, attending festivals and exploring new parts Read more…


THE SECRET: Seeking a Simpler Life in a New World Reality

WARNING, QUITE GLOOMY BLOG POST WITH A FAIRLY UPBEAT ENDING I dream of a simpler life in these dark times. I dream of living in a small rented Portuguese house, just off of the beach in either Arambol or Anjuna Read more…


When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves

Things have changed, forever, and I don’t like it!  Things are changing before my very eyes, and it makes me sad; sad about change.  Endings, beginnings? The most wonderful chapter in my life up until now…is over. The last pages Read more…


Nomadic Dream of a Free Spirit

“Free Spirit” by Jacqueline C. Nash “She would sit entranced by babbling brooks,swim naked in clear rivers and dry herself in the golden sun, making even the green willow smile.” Those who regularly read my blog know my heart lies in India. Going Read more…